High School Results – Thursday, December 27, 2012

Eau Claire Holiday Invite
Championship 1st-4th Pool
1st Place - Reedsburg
2nd Place - Tomahawk
3rd Place - Maple Grove
4th Place - Eau Claire North
Tomahawk defeated Eau Claire North 49-23
Reedsburg defeated Maple Grove 61-10
Tomahawk defeated Maple Grove 49-24
Reedsburg defeated Eau Claire North 48-13
Reedsburg defeated Tomahawk 36-33
Maple Grove defeated Eau Claire North 47-26
Consolation 5th-8th Pool
5th Place - Spencer
6th Place - Minnetonka
7th Place - Eau Claire Memorial
8th Place - Black River Falls
Spencer defeated Eau Claire Memorial 45-30
Minnetonka defeated Black River Falls 35-29
Eau Claire Memorial defeated Black River Falls 39-24
Spencer defeated Minnetonka 36-35
Minnetonka defeated Eau Claire Memorial 39-33
Spencer defeated Black River Falls 44-24
Consolation 9th-12th Pool
9th Place - Superior
10th Place - Abbotsford/Colby
11th Place - Madison East
12th Place - Whitehall
Abbotsford/Colby defeated Madison East 43-22
Superior defeated Whitehall 54-18
Superior defeated Madison East 54-24
Abbotsford/Colby defeated Whitehall 42-35
Madison East defeated Whitehall 36-30
Superior defeated Abbotsford/Colby 52-27
Pool 1
Black River Falls defeated Madison East 42-27
Tomahawk defeated Black River Falls 64-6
Tomahawk defeated Madison East 64-9
Pool 2
Spencer defeated Whitehall 48-34
Maple Grove defeated Whitehall 69-12
Maple Grove defeated Spencer 40-32
Pool 3
Eau Claire Memorial defeated Superior 38-33
Reedsburg defeated Eau Claire Memorial 66-18
Reedsburg defeated Superior 61-18
Pool 4
Minnetonka defeated Abbotsford/Colby 42-36
Eau Claire North defeated Abbotsford/Colby 51-25
Eau Claire North defeated Minnetonka 40-35
North Saint Paul Invitational
Cretin-Derham Hall 42 North Saint Paul 30
Cretin-Derham Hall 48 Minneapolis Edison 6
Hopkins 51 Saint Paul Johnson 27
Hopkins 48 North Saint Paul 30
Hopkins 60 Cretin-Derham Hall 15
Hopkins 66 Minneapolis Edison 12
North Saint Paul 60 Minneapolis Edison 6
Saint Paul Johnson 54 North Saint Paul 27
Saint Paul Johnson 60 Minneapolis Edison 21
Saint Paul Johnson 61 Cretin-Derham Hall 10

One-on-One with Dan Lefebvre

Dan Lefebvre is in his seventh season as head wrestling coach at St. Michael-Albertville and 24th season on the coaching staff. During his time at STMA, the Knights have won six state wrestling championships and finished runner-up eight times, including the past three seasons.

InterMat caught up with Lefebvre and talked to him about the Minnesota Christmas Tournament, The Clash, Apple Valley, Thorn brothers, Chas Betts, national rankings, and more. Continue reading at www.intermatwrestle.com

NDSU Travels to 50th Midlands Championships

The No. 22-ranked North Dakota State wrestling team heads to Evanston, Ill., this weekend to participate in the 50th Ken Kraft Midlands Championships hosted by Northwestern University. Wrestling begins inside Welsh-Ryan Arena at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 29, and will continue until the final session begins at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 30. Continue reading

Plenty of parity in Clash XI field

The Clash National High School Wrestling Duals welcomed its best ever field to last season’s event at UCR Regional Sports Center.

It will be tough to ever match the number of top-end teams that came to Rochester for Clash X.

This year’s Clash field certainly isn’t as top heavy, but there still will be 13 nationally ranked teams among the 32 squads competing Friday and Saturday for The Clash XI title. Continue reading at postbulletin.com